protecting civilians

protecting civilians

‘We are entirely exploitable’

Each year Oxfam undertakes a far-reaching survey of unheard, conflict-affected people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

No Time to Lose

By the end of 2014, the Afghan national army and police – under the authority of the Ministries of Defense and Interior, respectively – are expected to assume full responsibility for the pr

Protection of Civilians in 2010

In 2010, millions of men, women, and children were killed, raped, displaced, injured, or recruited by force in armed conflicts throughout the world.

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Almost daily, a small band of rebels known as the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, kills, abducts and attacks people across a vast area of central Africa.

Engaging with Communities

Oxfam’s aim is that “all women and men in humanitarian crises will be assured both the protection and the assistance they require, regardless of who they are or how they are affected, in a


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